In an Adidas press release issued today (Saturday), Jay has been confirmed as a driver in this years controversial Gumball 3000 Rally. Part of the press release reads as follows:
US hip hop artist Xzibit has recently been more used to picking up barely road worthy wrecks in need of serious repair as the star of hit MTV show Pimp My Ride. For the Gumball 3000 he will get behind the wheel of an altogether different type of car - the Lamborghini Gallardo.
X's adidas team mate for the event is a well known for his love of fast supercars and all things three stripe. Jamiroquai superstar Jay Kay takes charge of a Maserati Quattroporte for the 8 day 3000 mile round trip.
Over the coming days there will no doubt be lots of news, photographs and coverage of the event, so please feel free to post links etc. as a comment to this news item.
Over recent years Jay has been rumoured to have been driving in the event but it seems like this is the year he actually gets behind the wheel. Safe driving everyone...
Updates from various sources will also be posted to the official site and Jamirotalk forums.